UNVOICED

adjective. designating speech noises which are articulated using breath, lacking vibration of the vocal cords. The noises consist of some voiced consonants.

URBAN ECOLOGY

the presumption of the dynamics and order of urban dwelling, especially in association with populace density and the nature of the city climate. Urban...

USABILITY ENGINEERING

a specialty that applies knowledge of human skills and restrictions to the modeling of systems with the objective of guaranteeing ease of use. This...

UTILIZATION-FOCUSED EVALUATION

tries to maximize the usefulness of the results of an assessment research analysis for its aimed users or stakeholders. All aspects of the model...

UATION OR TRIGGER

interpreted to have occurred without warning.

UMWELT

With regard to the thought of Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher, the factor of casein which is constituted by someone's engagement with the world...

UNCONDITIONED RESPONSE (UCR UR)

the unlearned reaction to a stimulant: any initial reaction which takes place organically and in the absence of conditioning. The unconditioned reaction functions as...

UNCOVERING

noun. With regard to psychotherapy, the procedure of slowly removing a person

UNDIFFERENTIATED SOMATOFORM DISORDER

in the DSM- IV-TR, a somatoform disorder wherein at least one physical complaint continues for at least six months, and cannot be explained by...

UNIFORMLY MOST POWERFUL TEST (UMP TEST)

the test from across a group of competing tests, each with alike operational importance levels, which has the greatest power against all optional hypotheses.

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